Texas Gov. Rick Perry jumped on the “Katrina” wagon Thursday, comparing an influx of Central American refugees to the devastating 2005 hurricane that killed more than 1,800 Americans and nearly destroyed New Orleans.
For the more than 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the U.S., America’s Independence Day is a bittersweet reminder of the freedoms they have almost — but not quite — achieved. read more
A surge of unaccompanied minors crossing into the U.S. illegally is spiraling into a full-blown humanitarian crisis trapping thousands of children in political stagnation over immigration reform. read more